Tag Archives: hobby

There is nothing like a challenge

There’s nothing like a challenge and my latest project is most definitely one of those. Over the years I have made my fair share of wooden wheels for horse drawn carriages, usually something fairly substantial, with wheels in the region … Continue reading

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Is it a Flower or is it a lamp Post?

Now even by my standards this is an unusual project. I have started work with a lighting designer who has been engaged to light a new sculpture about to be installed in a public park in the near future. The sculpture is based … Continue reading

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The Worlds Most Comfortable Garden Bench

 I have been on holiday for the last week, we didn’t go anywhere but I didn’t go to work, so it counts as a holiday and its given me a chance to catch up with some jobs, and in between take … Continue reading

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An ingredient too far. We try it.

 A couple of weeks ago a colleague of my daughters mentioned that she had been served at a hotel Smoked Butter, and how she had enjoyed it. When I first heard about it I was sceptical and I could see … Continue reading

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Is this an ingredient too far?

This weekend is a holiday weekend when I get an extra day to play and I think its time to fire up the smoker. If you have never read my blog before I built a smoker in the back garden … Continue reading

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Central heating – Is it a Pipe Dream?

You can only talk about a project for so long, eventually you do have to actually do have to start work, and I have been talking about this for years, in fact I have been using the same joke for … Continue reading

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Time is under rated

There is an old saying “that if you won’t something done then ask a busy man”. Well I think I qualify for the description of being a busy man, more so than usual recently and as a consequence the fun … Continue reading

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